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1 dead after being found shot in apartment complex near Brebeuf Jesuit, St. Vincent Hospital

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Posted at 1:58 PM, Jan 30, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-31 10:44:02-05

INDIANAPOLIS — A person has died after being found shot in an apartment complex near Brebeuf Jesuit and St. Vincent Hospital.

According to police, a person was located in the 2500 block of Plaza Drive with gunshot wounds after being called to the scene for a person shot just after 1 p.m.

The person, identified as 20-year-old Brian Ward Jr., was died at the scene.

Detectives believe this to be an isolated incident and that there is no threat to the public.

Within hours of the incident, IMPD officers made an arrest in the shooting death of Ward.

The suspect has not been formally charged. WRTV will not name the suspect until formal charges are filed.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Jeremy Ingram at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail him at

This is a developing story.